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Mess Around with Anonymous Group Chat App Koo

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 5:18 pm

There are plenty of social media platforms to choose from, such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Tinder, SnapChat…you name it. The user experience they provide is addictive enough to keep you constantly connected, but here is the thing: most of the time you’ll only connect with…


Send Self-Destructing Messages with Kaboom

By | Aug 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Never before has our society been more worried about privacy. If before it would be something somewhat easy to control, in today’s digital world that has become much harder, as most of our lives revolve around digital devices like computers, smartphones, and tablets, using…

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A Young Entrepreneur Who’s Changing the Messaging Game with Textr

By | Jul 20, 2015 at 9:00 am

Thanks go the growing number of entrepreneurship and innovation programs in high school and colleges, we’re finding more and more young entrepreneurs starting up before they’re old enough to legally drink.The drive and enthusiasm these young people exhibit is palpable and inspiring, and we…


Send Messages Like a Secret Agent with Privy

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Worried about the security of your information on your smartphone? Well, now you can rest easy since there is Privy Top Secret app to keep your messages and data safe from prying eyes. The privy app is available for android as well as iPhone…


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“Personal Privacy is Something we Need to Preserve”

By | Jun 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

Companies need to make money to survive, obviously, and I get asked a lot how they do that if they offer an app for free. The fact of the matter is, if you don’t pay anything for the services, the company actually monetizes the…


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Don’t Settle for Stock Emojis, Create Your Own

By | May 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

Last August imoji not only celebrated the launch of their uniquely upbeat messaging platform, they also reveled in successfully fundraising $2 million in VC. The whole genesis of the platform came from the fact that the founders were bored with the limitations surrounding stock keyboards,…


QUICKIE, a Messaging App to Keep Your Privacy Private

By | Mar 21, 2015 at 4:00 pm

If you are a smartphone user, then you know that there are numerous messaging apps to choose from. App Store and Google Play are filled with this kind of apps, some more focused on the content, while others more focused on privacy and security….


Secure Messaging App Wiper Now Allows Bitcoin Transactions

By | Mar 13, 2015 at 10:00 am

Alright, so I think we can all agree mobile messaging is still a pretty hot topic. With acquisitions like Facebook buying WhatsApp late last year, everybody is trying to get their own slice of the pie. Which means one thing, if you want to…


Concerned About Privacy? Send Messages with Quickie

By | Mar 8, 2015 at 10:00 am

Privacy is an important issue for everyone – even the VIPs from Hollywood like to have their private stronghold, so it comes as no surprise that the regular Joe likes to keep some things secret as well. And if some decades ago that was somewhat easy…

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BAND Hits 40 Million Users, Expands to US

By | Feb 27, 2015 at 11:00 pm

I wrote about Camp Mobile’s BAND recently, a platform that’s looking to redefine social networking and messaging apps for maximum control and private communications. The team was proud to announce that they recently hit 40 million users worldwide. The invite-only platform lets users organize…



This App Will Help You Stop Sending Embarrassing Texts

By | Feb 16, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Whether you were drunk or sober, sometime in the past each and every one of us has sent a text that we wish could’ve taken back. One of the paradoxes about our rapid development of technology and our attempts to make machines become more human…


Madonna is Releasing a Music Video on Snapchat

By | Feb 5, 2015 at 5:00 pm

You know you’ve made it when the Queen of Pop decides to use your product to release her new music video. We’re talking about singer Madonna releasing a music video from her new album, Rebel Heart, on Snapchat today. Madonna’s decision to use the messaging app’s Snap Channel comes…


Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul Launches Messaging App, ‘Yo Bitch’

By | Dec 5, 2014 at 11:29 am

Aaron Paul, one of the main protagonists from one of the best TV series Breaking Bad, (yes, I’m a huge fan) announced today on Twitter that he’s launching his own iPhone app, Yo Bitch (YB). It’s a lot like “Yo” app, where you send…


Mezy Wants to Change Our Culture’s Schizophrenic Social Networking Habits

By | Jun 18, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Yesterday Mezy, billed as a unique social networking app aimed at changing our culture’s schizophrenic social networking status quo, officially launched out of their beta into version 2.0 of their platform. They combine popular video and photo message sharing functions into one comprehensive platform…


Messuzz Launches v2.0: Targets US, UK, and Saudi Arabian Markets

By | Apr 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm

The Norwegian based company Messuzz today publicly launched version 2.0 of their iOS messaging app designed to make local discovery easier by introducing users to people and events nearby. Today’s release is specifically targeting growth in the US, UK, and Saudi Arabia markets. “With…